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Industrial Health & Safety

  • Industrial Hygiene Simplifiedby Frank R. Spellman

    Bernan Press 2017; US$ 103.50

    Industrial Hygiene Simplified is ideal for those needing a refresh on industrial hygiene concepts and practices they may not use regularly, as well as those practitioners preparing for the Certified Industry Hygiene (CIH) exam. more...

  • In Loeffler’s Footsteps – Viral Genomics in the Era of High-Throughput Sequencingby Martin Beer; Dirk Höper

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 171.00

    In Loeffler’s Footsteps – Viral Genomics in the Era of High-Throughput Sequencing, Volume 99 , the latest in the Advances in Virus Research series, contains new information on the topic, with chapters covering Loeffler 4.0 – diagnostic metagenomics, Detection of a novel orthobunyavirus by metagenomic analysis – the situation after five years, New... more...

  • Guide to Manual Materials Handlingby A. Mital

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 74.95

    Manual Materials Handling MMH creates special problems for many different workers worldwide. Labourers engaged in jobs which require extensive lifting/lowering, carrying and pushing/pulling of heavy materials have suffered increasing rates of musculo-skeletal injury, especially to the back.; This guide is intended to include all activities involved... more...

  • The Safety Anarchistby Sidney Dekker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 33.95

    Work has never been as safe as it seems today. Safety has also never been as bureaucratized as it is today. Over the past two decades, the number of safety rules and statutes has exploded, and organizations themselves are creating ever more internal compliance requirements. At the same time, progress on safety has slowed to a crawl. Many incident-... more...

  • Cognitive Engineering and Safety Organization in Air Traffic Managementby Tom Kontogiannis; Stathis Malakis

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 119.95

    This book covers the Air Traffic Management (ATM) environment and the controller-crew interactions. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations and organizational procedures are also presented in a succinct manner so that novel and experienced aviation practitioners appreciate how safety organization affects their cognitive performance.... more...

  • Noise in the Plastics Processing Industryby Bob Peters

    Smithers Rapra 2017; US$ 90.00

    This book provides guidance to managers and engineers in the plastics industry on ways to reduce high noise levels in the workplace, in order to reduce risk of noise induced hearing damage to employees. Practical methods for reducing noise from industrial machinery in general are described and then illustrated with case studies all relating to plastics... more...

  • The Flight 981 Disasterby Samme Chittum

    Smithsonian 2017; US$ 24.95

    On June 12, 1972, a powerful explosion rocked American Airlines Flight 96 a mere five minutes after its takeoff from Detroit. The explosion ripped a gaping hole in the bottom of the aircraft and jammed the hydraulic controls. Miraculously, despite the damage and ensuing chaos, the pilots were able to land the plane safely. Less than two years ... more...

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 60.00

    This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre. The chapters source and contextualize their own research practice within the context of the international research literature. Therefore, while the research has occurred within Australia it will be... more...

  • Maritime Risk and Organizational Learningby Michael Ekow Manuel

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 60.00

    Bridging an identified gap between research and practice in the domain of risk and organizational learning with respect to human/organizational factors and organizational behaviour, this book highlights the common and recurring threads in contributory factors to accident causation. Based on an extensive research project, it investigates how shipping... more...

  • Human Factors Issues in Combat Identificationby Robert P Herz; Dee H Andrews; Mark B Wolf

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 60.00

    This edited book presents an array of approaches on how human factors theory and research addresses the challenges associated with combat identification. Special emphasis is placed on reducing human error that leads to fratricide, which is the unintentional death or injury of friendly personnel by friendly weapons during an enemy engagement. Although... more...